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FASS is ranked 55th for Arts & Humanities in the World
FASS has been ranked 55th for Arts & Humanities in the World in the 2017-18 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.
Prestigious British Academy award for FASS Professor
A Lancaster University Professor has just received one of the highest honours in academia from the British Academy for his work in Indian and comparative religion and philosophy.Learn More
William Wordsworth: Poetry, People and Place
Explore the influence of the Lake District on William Wordsworth with a free online MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). The course is now open for registration and is available to all.Learn More
Lancaster Writing Award - Call for entries
Lancaster Writing Awards is a national competition, organised by English Literature & Creative Writing, which recognises emerging writing talent in literary criticism, prose fiction,poetry, script and screen-writing.Learn More
Flexible undergraduate degree schemes to explore interests beyond your chosen discipline
Taught and research Masters programmes in a wide range of subject areas
Study for a PhD in a thriving graduate community
Study for a masters or PhD by distance or blended learning
Find out more about our free online courses.
£2 million of postgraduate funding for 2017 in the Arts & Social Sciences
Professor Graham Mort, poet and author of radio drama and short fiction, has just had his tenth collection of poems, ‘Black Shiver Moss’, published by Seren Books.
Professor Andrew Quick has co-authored and co-directed a new piece of theatre which has been selected by the British Council Showcase for this year’s Edinburgh Festival.
Dr Catherine Spooner (English and Creative Writing) was interviewed on BBC World Service’s The Why Factor about Goth subculture on 8th May. The interview was repeated on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio Wales on 9th May.
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